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Dot and the Kangaroo (1977)

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A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Frawley ...
Dot (voice)
Joan Bruce ...
The Kangaroo / Mother (voice)
...
Mr. Platypus (voice)
June Salter ...
Mrs. Platypus (voice)
Ross Higgins ...
Willie Wagtail (voice)
Lola Brooks ...
(voice)
Peter Gwynne ...
(voice)
Ron Haddrick ...
Father (voice)
Richard Meikle ...
(voice)
George Assang ...
(voice)
Kerrie Biddell ...
(voice)
John Derum ...
(voice)
Kevin Golsby ...
(voice)
Nola Lester ...
(voice)
Sue Walker ...
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A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Dot et le Kangourou  »

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Dot has a brown patch on her right sleeve which is not seen in any of the sequels. See more »

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The red kangaroo speaks verbally to Dot before Dot tastes the 'Food of Understanding'. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Black Balloon (2008) See more »

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I'm a Frog
Music by Bob Young
Lyrics by Mariov Von Adlerstein
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20 January 2004 | by (Fairfield County, CT) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this beautiful film when I was a little girl ... being captivated by Dot and Kangaroo's adventures in the Australian wild, and then being moved to tears at the end when they part. 20 years have now passed since my first viewing, and it still brings bittersweet tears to my eyes.


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